Manzanar National Historic Site

Finding Proper Museum And Curatorial Facilities In the National Park System is No Easy Task

Across its sprawling system, the National Park Service is noticeably short of adequate museum display space and curatorial facilities. But the agency has a plan to address that.

Summer Special: Ten Cultural-Historical Parks That Don't Get Enough Love

These ten cultural-historical parks deserve a darn sight more attention than they've been getting.

Manzanar National Historic Site To Mark its 41st Annual Pilgrimage

Manzanar National Historic Site will host the 41st annual Manzanar Pilgrimage on April 24. The pilgrimage, organized by the Los Angeles-based Manzanar Committee, includes weekend activities designed to commemorate the unjust World War II internment of 110,000 Japanese-Americans in ten war relocation camps.

Listening Sessions Intended to Help National Park Service Preserve World War II Internment Sites

National Park Service officials are looking for feedback on how a grant program designed to preserve World War II internment camps that imprisoned Japanese Americans fared.

Interested in Archeology? Volunteer Projects Are Coming Up at Manzanar National Historic Site

Manzanar entrance.
Have you wanted a chance to try your hand—literally—at archeology? If so, the staff at Manzanar National Historic Site in California may have just the deal for you. They're looking for a few good men and women willing to volunteer on projects this summer in the park.

World War II Sites in the National Park System

U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial; Jeremy Sullivan photographer.
Did you watch all 15 hours of the Ken Burns mega-series "The War" which wrapped up last night on PBS? I did! Having watched the series, I have wondered, what are the World War II sites managed by the National Park Service? I've come up with this list, with some parks units that you might not expect.
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